Dorcadion morozovi Danilevsky, 1992,

Karpinski, Lech, Szczepanski, Wojciech T., lewa, Radoslaw, Walczak, Marcin, Hilszczanski, Jacek, Kruszelnicki, Lech, Los, Krzysztof, Jaworski, Tomasz, Marek Bidas, & Tarwacki, Grzegorz, 2018, New data on the distribution, biology and ecology of the longhorn beetles from the area of South and East Kazakhstan (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae), ZooKeys 805, pp. 59-126: 89

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Dorcadion morozovi Danilevsky, 1992


Dorcadion morozovi Danilevsky, 1992  Fig. 8B

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Almaty Region: 10 km N of Kegen [ Қеғен] (43°09'N, 79°12'E), 1840 m a.s.l., 12 V 2017, 1♀, leg. JH, det. M. Danilevsky.


The species is endemic to southeastern Kazakhstan and Xinjiang province in China ( Danilevsky 2018a). In Kazakhstan, it occurs locally in the environs of Kegen and Narynkol ( Danilevsky 1992, Toropov and Milko 2013), where it inhabits valleys with steppe and meadow vegetation up to 2500 m a.s.l. The larvae feed on roots of various grass species (e.g. Festuca spp  .). The imagines are active from mid-April to the end of May ( Toropov and Milko 2013).